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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
500 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME OCTOBER RECORD
 HIGH              97   10/08/1973
 LOW               40   10/29/1944

OCTOBER 2017
HIGHEST            92   10/10        MM      MM       93  10/04
                        10/07                             10/02
                        10/01
LOWEST             47   10/31        MM      MM       54  10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.0              85.0     0.0     88.2
AVG. MINIMUM     69.2              67.7     1.5     70.3
MEAN             77.1              76.3     0.8     79.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      9               2.5     6.5       11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME OCTOBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.50   1952
 MINIMUM         0.00   1942

OCTOBER 2017
TOTALS           2.82              3.12   -0.30     2.64
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.97   10/23 TO 10/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13                 3      10        0
 SINCE 7/1         13                 3      10        0
COOLING TOTAL     397               355      42      447
 SINCE 1/1       3519              3144     375     3801
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/300    DATE  10/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  10/29

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.1 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2015...2012 AND 1949 AS THE 19TH WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 80.4 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2007.

THE OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.82 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 48TH WETTEST/59TH DRIEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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